10 Things To Do Before You Graduate College


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10. Get INVOLVED and get yourself out there

There is nothing more impressive than having achievements to put on your resume. More amazing than that, it’s absolutely ESSENTIAL to make connections with all sorts of folk (Professors, Bosses, other students in your field of interest, etc.). The more you do, the more successful you’ll be. Don’t stress yourself out though and do too much; one cannot afford to feel weary during college. Pick and choose exactly what you want to do, and make sure you make a positive impression on those around you.

9. Take a class or two for fun

You may think it’s crazy or just a waste of money, but I cannot emphasize how important this is to your mental health. I took two random classes my junior year “just for fun,” and I gained far more than I ever imagined. You may make…

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10 Quotes That Will Help You Through Your 20-Something Crisis

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Everyone must accept that at some point life is an ever evolving escapade of learning and unlearning. I despise it when asked the “where do you see yourself in 5-10 years?” My way of thinking is that if I can answer it straight then I most likely don’t have a clue what I want. It is probably something that I made up that sounds impressive. “I want to own my own company.” “I want to have traveled the world.” “I want to have a functioning investing portfolio.”

These sound great. But are lies.

What I would really want to be doing? Sitting in a hammock on a tropical island with millions of dollars in the bank. I would be saying things like, “Yes, let’s start that charity for potable water.” Or, “Have Jeeves fuel up the boat, we need to go fishing.” THAT is what I would like to…

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